Definition of Project

1. Noun. Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted. "He prepared for great undertakings"

2. Verb. Communicate vividly. "He projected his feelings"
Generic synonyms: Communicate, Intercommunicate

3. Noun. A planned undertaking.
Exact synonyms: Projection
Generic synonyms: Plan, Program, Programme
Specialized synonyms: Cash Cow, Money-spinner, Moneymaker

4. Verb. Extend out or project in space. "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

5. Verb. Transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another.

6. Verb. Project on a screen. "The images are projected onto the screen"
Causes: Appear
Generic synonyms: Show
Specialized synonyms: Silhouette
Derivative terms: Projection, Projector

7. Verb. Cause to be heard. "His voice projects well"
Generic synonyms: Cause To Be Perceived
Derivative terms: Projection

8. Verb. Draw a projection of.
Generic synonyms: Draw

9. Verb. Make or work out a plan for; devise. "Did he project his major works over a short period of time?"; "Plan an attack"
Exact synonyms: Contrive, Design, Plan
Generic synonyms: Create By Mental Act, Create Mentally
Specialized synonyms: Plot, Concert, Map, Map Out
Derivative terms: Contriver, Design, Design, Design, Plan, Plan, Planner, Planning

10. Verb. Present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.. "She proposed a new theory of relativity"
Exact synonyms: Propose
Generic synonyms: Plan
Specialized synonyms: Offer, Introduce
Derivative terms: Proposer, Proposition

11. Verb. Imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind. "Did he project his major works over a short period of time?"; "I can see a risk in this strategy"

12. Verb. Put or send forth. "Cast a warm light"
Exact synonyms: Cast, Contrive, Throw
Generic synonyms: Direct, Send
Specialized synonyms: Shoot
Derivative terms: Cast

13. Verb. Throw, send, or cast forward. "Project a missile"
Exact synonyms: Send Off
Generic synonyms: Impel, Propel

14. Verb. Regard as objective.
Exact synonyms: Externalise, Externalize
Category relationships: Psychological Science, Psychology
Generic synonyms: Ascribe, Assign, Attribute, Impute

Definition of Project

1. n. The place from which a thing projects, or starts forth.

2. v. t. To throw or cast forward; to shoot forth.

3. v. i. To shoot forward; to extend beyond something else; to be prominent; to jut; as, the cornice projects; branches project from the tree.

Definition of Project

1. Noun. A planned endeavor, usually with a specific goal and accomplished in several steps or stages. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) An urban low-income housing building. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A projectile. ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) A projection. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive) To extend beyond a surface. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To cast (an image or shadow) upon a surface. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To extend (a protrusion or appendage) outward. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) To make plans for; to forecast. ¹

9. Verb. (transitive reflexive) To present (oneself), to convey a certian impression, usually in a good way. ¹

10. Verb. (cartography) To change the projection (or coordinate system) of spatial data with another projection. ¹

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Definition of Project

1. to extend outward [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Project

project (current term)
project engineer
project evaluation and review technique
project evaluation review technique
project manage
project management
project manager

Literary usage of Project

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"IV Courses in Agriculture en tho HOMO project Basis (Indiana Bd. Ed., Ed. Bui. ... The Homo project as the Center vs. the Home project as the Outgrowth of ..."

2. The Journal of Educational Research by American Educational Research Association (1921)
"Mr. Branom has brought together and evaluated all of this material in his chapter on the "Evolution of the project as an Educational Concept. ..."

3. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"The project-problem method, not only has all of the advantages of the ... The project-problem, eventually secured, may be practically the same problem that ..."

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